May "24 Frames. A Filming Project" post is live and I almost thought I was not going to find the time to make it happen. I am so grateful to this project, as I am pretty sure I would have never made the time to filming anything like this. Learning skills and nailing shooting techniques is already quite a challenging task, but adding some creative touch on top of it is something that we were trying to achieve this month.
If you've never shot with this lenses, you may feel a little bit overwhelmed at first, as they seem like to be something totally different, unique and mysterious. However, if you follow my work, you might noticed that I am in love with these lenses and I just adore to experiment with them. They bring something new, add some artistic touch and when planned and prepared for shooting give some timeless feeling to the images.
There is definitely a learning curve when it comes shooting with Lensbaby lenses and it can take awhile to become comfortable and familiar with them. To my personal experience, I had to take a lot of extra frames to get used to how lens behaves and what effect it produces when I started practicing with these lenses. Once you gain some experience, you will find yourself achieving exactly what you envision taking much less extra frames.
For filming this video I chose Lensbaby Composer Pro II with Sweet 50 optic lens. I believe it added some softness and ethereal mood to the film and at some point complemented the timeless feeling.
Thanks for stopping by and checking out my May blog post. Stop back on July 3 for the next installment. In the meantime, please follow the blog circle to see how my amazing friend Erica Montgomery interpreted this month's theme!